It's taken a few years for the Food and Drug Administration to take clearer action regarding transvaginal mesh implants, but now it has. Early this month, the FDA issued two pronouncements, both aimed at trying to reduce what one official calls "the significant risks associated with surgical mesh for repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP)."
There are many dangerous decisions people make while driving. They speed, get distracted by their phones, fail to check for pedestrians when making turns or drive when they've had too much to drink.
It's nearly impossible to read the news these days and not see something about an automaker lying to the public and putting consumers' wellbeing at risk.
A woman is slated to receive a $12.5 million award for pain and suffering she has endured since undergoing a transvaginal mesh implant back in 2009. That recent decision is one of many in recent years reached by juries against various makers of these defective products and it surely will not be the last.
Statistically speaking, a person riding on a motorcycle is much more likely to suffer a serious or fatal injury in an accident than a person riding in a car. And the bigger and more wheels a motor vehicle has, the less likely are the chances of a serious injury.